Annelies Pool

Annelies Pool high-resAnnelies Pool is a long-time northerner who recently self-published her first novel Free Love (2015). This story “takes us into the heart of the recovery community in Yellowknife, Northwest Territories, as the main character Marissa, struggles to find hope in a town that loves to party, where temptation and the beauty and danger of the northern wilderness are never far away.”

Annelies has been writing about the North ever since she can remember, which is a long time. She has published numerous articles, columns and editorials in more than 30 periodicals and anthologies, worked extensively as a magazine and newspaper editor and is a former Executive Director of NorthWords NWT. In 2010, she published her first book iceberg tea, a collection of personal stories about life in the North. She is thrilled to be the author of her first novel Free Love which was published in fall, 2015. For more information, please visit